Shape culture: Drive strategy
The impact of culture on business is hard to overstate: 82 percent of the respondents to our 2016 Global Human Capital Trends survey believe that culture is a potential competitive advantage. Today, new tools can help leaders measure and manage culture toward alignment with business goals.
HR: Growing momentum toward a new mandate
Good news: This year’s Global Human Capital Trends survey shows an improvement in the HR organization’s skills, business alignment, and ability to innovate. But as companies change the way they are organized, they must embrace the changing role of HR as well.
Organizational design: The rise of teams
Hierarchical organizational models aren’t just being turned upside down—they’re being deconstructed from the inside out. Businesses are reinventing themselves to operate as networks of teams to keep pace with the challenges of a fluid, unpredictable world.
Engagement: Always on
Employee engagement and retention today means understanding an empowered workforce’s desire for flexibility, creativity, and purpose. Under the evolving social contract between employer and employee, workers become “volunteers” to be reengaged and re-recruited each day.